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Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

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Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
Mohamed Ould Ghazouani in January 2020
President of Mauritania
Assumed office
1 August 2019
Prime MinisterMohamed Salem Ould Béchir
Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya
Mohamed Ould Bilal
Preceded byMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Defence Minister for Mauritania
In office
October 2018 – 15 March 2019
PresidentMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Prime MinisterMohamed Salem Ould Béchir
Preceded byJallow Mamadou Bhatia
Succeeded byYahya Ould Hademine
Chief of Army Staff
In office
PresidentMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Preceded byMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Succeeded byMohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed Lemine
Chairperson of the African Union
Assumed office
17 February 2024
Preceded byAzali Assoumani
Personal details
Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

(1956-12-04) December 4, 1956 (age 67)[1]
Boumdeid, Assaba Region, Colonial Mauritania
Political partyUnion for the Republic
Spouse(s)Mariam Mint Mohamed Vadel Ould Dah
Children5- Oldest Mohamed Lemine Ould El Ghazouani
EducationReceived a baccalaureate and a master’s degree in Administration and Military Sciences

Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ghazouani (Arabic: محمد ولد الشيخ محمد أحمد ولد الغزواني; born 4 December 1956), also known as Ghazouani[2] and Ould Ghazouani,[3] is a Mauritanian politician and retired Mauritanian Army general. He is the President of Mauritania,[4] since 1 August 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "السيرة الذاتية للفريق محمد ولد الغزواني - أقــــلام حرة". aqlame.com. Archived from the original on 2019-03-31. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  2. "غزواني يعلن ترشحه للانتخابات الرئاسية". March 1, 2019. Archived from the original on March 31, 2019. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  3. "ولد الغزواني: للعهد عندي معناه، وأسعى لتحقيق طموح الشعب". الأخبار: أول وكالة أنباء موريتانية مستقلة. March 1, 2019.
  4. "Ghazouani sworn in as new Mauritanian president: CENI". www.aa.com.tr.